Piloting the Jr. Advocates Program

Piloting the Jr. Advocates Program By Maria Williams, GAC co-chair This year we piloted a Jr. Advocates Program. The program is designed for children ages 6 through 13 who participate in Fight CRC’s annual advocacy event, Call-on Congress. The idea started as a suggestion from a parent and developed into its own program focused on the…  Read More

June Advocacy Update

Advocates, Congress isn’t slowing down this summer and neither are we! In this month’s Advocacy Update, meet some amazing advocates who’ve stepped up to the plate and taken on bigger roles with advocacy. We’re pumped to have these all-star volunteers fighting with us. On the Hill, the appropriations process is underway and the Removing Barriers to…  Read More

Advocacy Update – April 2015

Advocates, We didn’t let up all month. President Obama, the House and the Senate recognized March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Better yet, coast-to-coast advocates stood strong and showed their support. Don’t forget to join the Facebook group for advocates and sign up to be an advocate so we can let you know when it’s time…  Read More

Advocacy Update – March 2015

Advocates, We’ve planned. We’ve prepped. And we’re pumped. It’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and March Madness is here! Read this advocacy update to find out what’s happening this month in the fight against colorectal cancer. Advocate Spotlight: Melissa Coetzee We shoot for the stars each March, and so do our advocates! Melissa Coetzee, an advocate from…  Read More

Advocacy Update – February 2015

ADVOCATE SPOTLIGHT: PATSY PETZOLD Patsy is a stage IV survivor and one of our models from the 2013 One Million Strong photo shoot in Kansas City. She brought a small army of supporters consisting of family and friends to the shoot with her. From KC to NYC, Patsy took her team with her to Times Square as…  Read More

ADVOCACY UPDATE – OCTOBER 2014

Advocates, Happy first month of fall! As the weather cools down, things in advocacy are heating up! For this month’s advocacy update, we’re sharing ways you can get involved with Fight CRC this season. If you haven’t already, join the ADVOCATES FACEBOOK GROUP to get daily updates and connect with other advocates.  ADVOCATE SPOTLIGHT: JERINA ORDONO After…  Read More